Pentacrest rally announced in solidarity with Charlottesville anti-racist activists, POC

A rally will be held this evening on the University of Iowa Pentacrest in solidarity with the anti-racist activists and people of color in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is set to begin at 5 p.m. Charlottesville was the site of escalating unrest last night and into today. A white supremacist group called Unite the Right organized […]

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Black lives focus of UI Pentacrest protest against police brutality

Set against the background of recent violent police scenarios across the nation, protestors — of various races and ethnicities — united forces in a peaceful protest against police brutality Thursday evening. Over 100 people claimed a spot on the University of Iowa Pentacrest in downtown Iowa City to show solidarity for the Black lives injured […]

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Flash wedding on Pentacrest another bright spot during fireworks show

  As fireworks lit the sky over the Pentacrest, Matt “Red” Rebelskey and Emily Sohn were married under the red and white glow of the July 3 display. The couple organized what people called a flash wedding. About 15 minutes before the fireworks display began, the couple — along with a few dozen friends and […]

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